Alexander McMillan

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Manly Lessons To Learn From The Movies

Fact: Every Hollywood flick has a unique lesson to tell. Fact: Most audiences overlook these underlying life lessons imparted due to them being …

Shimano patent shows silent ring drive hub internals that could be the next Dura-Ace

Thanks to rumor and hearsay from a Bikerumor fan and our own digging, we hear Shimano’s working on all-new hub designs. one that could offer quick …

Pedal into new Absoluteblack Ovals for the road to improve pedaling and shifting

With a couple exceptions around the Bikerumor crew, we’ve become oval chainring converts. While Rotor’s been at it for quite a while, Absolute Black …

The Best-Ever Leg Workout for Cyclists

Build strength, stability, and efficiency with this workout to pump power into every pedal stroke

How to Quit a Job | How to Give Two Weeks' Notice | The Art of Manliness

Quitting a job can make a man surprisingly anxious. The roots of the anxiety are myriad:<p>Maybe you’ve never really quit a job before. You always had a …

How To Rock Cool Loungewear (And Not Look Like Hugh Hefner)

Never before has it been so fashionable to relax. Or make our lives appear that way on Instagram #weekendgoals.<p>This whole philosophy of ‘slow living’ …

How to Make Baklava Pie

Fact: The only thing more satisfying than saying baklava is eating it. So let's get right to our recipe for baklava pie. It's got all the things you love about the traditional kind--crunchy nuts, gooey honey, flaky phyllo dough--but we prepare the dessert like a pie rather than a pastry. Just serve …

13 Hilarious Dog Jokes Only Pup Parents Will Get

How many dogs does it take to write a BarkPost article? However many a writer needs to be inspired! Okay, well, WE think it’s a really funny joke.<p>But …

26 Strategies to get Stronger, Faster, and Fitter

Don't just hang with your fast friends—make them beg for mercy. These 26 proven strategies will turbocharge your training and make you stronger, faster, and fitter than ever.<p>Learn more about these tips and tons more essential advice on how to ride faster, get stronger, recover smarter, shed pounds, …

Shut Up & Take My Money - Issue #9

New year, new reasons to drop ridiculous coin on the world’s coolest stuff that only dreams are made of. Need a floating hot tub to go with your 50th …

3 Mental Tricks to Ride Better

How to use your head to pedal faster<p>Cyclists often talk about having “good legs” or “bad legs” to describe any given race or ride. But evidence is mounting that the muscle between our ears holds just as much, if not more, power over how well we’re going to turn our pedals. Research shows that when …

Businesses burying themselves in billions of dollars in red tape

"Our research shows that senior executives and middle managers each spend more than eight hours per week complying with internal rules. Even …

How To Pronounce Luxury Brand Names

Imagine you’re making your very first red carpet appearance. “Finally,” you think, “I’ve made it.” You’re thrilled to be there, mixing and mingling …

Warm Work Shirt | By Chrome Industries

Chrome Industries, experts in cycling apparel, have presented the Warm Work Shirt, a versatile insulated jacket that works both as a layering piece …

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Finn

Introducing Finn from Austria – An ultimate smartphone bike mount that keeps your phone securely fastened even when you’re upto doing crazy stunts on …

Shimano Ultegra Di2 Disc: The Best Road Group Ever

No hyperbole—Shimano's R785 hydraulic disc braking system and Ultegra Di2 electronic shifting will change the way you ride<p>It's the brakes that you'll notice first. I've used Shimano's R785 hydraulic braking system, with Ultegra Di2 electronic shifting, to attack a four-mile switchback section of …

Spotify can never replace my iPod, but it can ease the pain

"They're trying to take our MP3s."<p>That was the half-kidding, semiserious conclusion my college friends and I reached a few years ago when we realized subscription streaming services, namely Spotify, were not a fad. Whether "they" represented tech companies or the music industry, storage constraints …

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25 Cycling Upgrades for $25 or Less!

If you're Bradley Wiggins, you need those $4,000 wheels. The rest of us should first consider these clever, intuitive, and eminently affordable bike improvements.

21-Day Shred: Back and Biceps Workout Video

At the start of August we launched our 21 Day Shred program with our online director Mike Simone. The program includes workout routines for the full …

Are You Arrogant or Just Confident? | Inc.com

Confidence is sometimes mistaken for arrogance in a negotiation as well as everyday life. There is a fine line between the two in spite of the fact that they are actually polar opposites; much like a magnet with a positive and negative pole, arrogance and confidence can be viewed in the same …

Review: Patebury

The kangaroo is an iconic Australian animal who, along with the emu, proudly support the shield on our Coat of Arms. We chose both animals because they don’t like traveling backwards. Kangaroos are also good for another thing: their hide makes wonderful toe straps. I’ve been test riding a pair of …

How Should A Suit Fit? An Essential Guide

Ever wondered ‘how should a suit fit’? If you’re going to go to the trouble of wearing a suit, you don’t want it to look average. You don’t want it …

Cook Like a Pro - 9 Essentials Cooking Skills for Men

12 Times The Rock Was a Cheat-meal God<p>10 Healthy Recipes Perfect for Father’s Day<p>This $35 Straight Malt Is One of Kentucky’s Coolest New Whiskeys<p>Give …

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30+ Bedroom Ideas For Men - D'Marge

Bedroom ideas for men. It's not just the bed that's the most important element. You've got lamps, art, colour and rugs to help spice things up.

How to Undo the Damage of Sitting - 7 Simple Exercises | The Art of Manliness

If you’re like most men living and working in a techno-service economy, you probably spend a good deal of your day sitting down. You go from the …

Masculine Bedroom 101 - Interior Design Tips

The average person spends about one third of their lives sleeping (or less depending on your demanding job!). Rest is important for every mans …

DinnerTime App Gets Your Kids to the Table

Your job as a parent isn’t to be popular with your kids. Your job is to teach them respect and responsibility, which often requires you to firmly lay down the laws of the house. And DinnerTime <i>should</i> make this task slightly easier.<p>Picture the scene: You’re serving the last of the peas to the plate, …

Transporter Sync Review

As bandwidth availability increases, more focus is being placed on cloud services, with the likes of Dropbox and Google Drive gaining in popularity …